Re: [PATCH 1/1] Add two drivers for USB based DVB-T adapters

From: Michael Hunold (
Date: Fri Jul 18 2003 - 01:24:42 EST

Hello Greg,

>>+static void *ttusb_probe(struct usb_device *udev, unsigned int ifnum,
>>+ const struct usb_device_id *id)

> Ick, you don't really want to try to support all of the USB changes in
> the same driver, now do you? Why not just live with two different
> drivers.

Because I'm the poor guy that has to test it with 2.4 and 2.5 and who's
submitting the patches. 8-)

The author is mainly working with 2.4, I'm trying to compile it and test
it for 2.5.

> The ALSA people eventually gave up trying to do this... :)

I agree, I'll separate the stuff now that it has gone into Linus' tree.

>>+#undef devfs_remove
>>+#define devfs_remove(x) devfs_unregister(ttusb->stc_devfs_handle);
>>+#if 0
>>+ devfs_remove(TTUSB_BUDGET_NAME);

> You end up with crud like this because of trying to support old kernels.
> Why do you care about kernels prior to 2.5.69? If so, your USB kernel
> checks are wrong, as 2.5.0 didn't have those API changes :)

I already wrote Linus that I'll remove this compatibility crap with the
next patchset.

> thanks,
> greg k-h

Thanks for your feedback!


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